October 3, 2018 (Edmonton) – On behalf of the Alberta Party Caucus, MLA Rick Fraser congratulates Paula Simons and Patti LaBoucane-Benson on their appointment to the Senate.

“In Paula Simons’ tenure as an award winning Edmonton Journal columnist, radio and television reporter, she wrote and produced stories about important issues that matter to Albertans and co-authored a book on the history of Alberta. With her experience she will bring a great Alberta perspective to the Senate.”

“Patti LaBoucane-Benson’s work as a researcher, an educator and practice leader to build strength in Indigenous families to overcome historic trauma has been instrumental in helping vulnerable youth in Alberta. She will continue to be a strong voice for improving opportunities for all Albertans.”

“On behalf of the Alberta Party Caucus, I wish them all the best in this new path they are about to embark on.”

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Barb Currie

Director of Operations

Alberta Party Caucus

(780) 289-6793


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